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DONT'A HIGHTOWER RUMORS

Reloading The Musket - Part 5: Patriots Boast Best Linebacking Corps In NFL, Though Depth Is Lacking

Linebacker Dont'a Hightower (54) and defensive end/outside linebacker Rob Ninkovich are tough run stoppersThe New England Patriots possess what may well be the best set of starting linebackers in the National Football League......which is all well and good, so long as one of them doesn't get injured, because their depth may very well be the most pedestrian list in the entire league...
Via Foxborough Free Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Rob Ninkovich: ‘It’s time to hit the reset button’

New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich said winning the Super Bowl “was awesome,” but now it’s time to focus on 2015. Ninkovich spoke with Phil Perry of CSNNE.com on what it’s like to go through an offseason as a defending champion. “I’ve always been really close, but it’s awesome to have been able to do that,” he said. “Now it’s time to hit the...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rolando McClain visiting Patriots

Dallas Cowboys free agent linebacker Rolando McClain is visiting the New England Patriots on Monday, reports ESPN’s Todd Archer. The Cowboys have been in contact with McClain’s agent, Pat Dye, about having him return but have not been able to close a deal.  McClain McClain faces a four-game fine for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. The Cowboys acquired McClain...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots LB Hightower expected to miss six to seven months

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is expected to be out six to seven after having surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Hightower, who played through the injury during New England's 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks, had surgery Feb. 10. Hightower made the game-saving tackle on Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Patriots bring Brandon Spikes back?

Brandon Spikes is a free agent after completing his one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills. He spent his first four seasons in the league with the New England Patriots after they selected him in the second-round of the 2010 draft.  Before departing last offseason, Spikes took a few shots at the Patriots, even saying he was a slave for four years. Now that he’s a free agent,...
Via Sports-Glory
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dont'a Hightower expected to miss 6-7 months

Dont’a Hightower helped the New England Patriots win a Super Bowl title, but he might not be on the field when they begin their quest to defend it.   The Patriots linebacker is expected to miss six to seven months while recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum, a source told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Of course, half a year is a long period of time, so it’s entirely...
Via NESN.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower Needs Surgery To Repair Torn Labrum

It appears Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas weren’t the only players battling serious arm injuries in Super Bowl XLIX. New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is expected to undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday, citing a source. With the Super Bowl over, the plan is for #Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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